poetry

Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS

Students at the Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy are coming together for a brand new collaborative project, a free night of Spoken Word + Music. On December 16, CYC students will perform original poetry at the Wealthy Theatre Annex...

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The Drunken Retort

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 11-04-2016 under

#15 on the list of 50 "Must experience events in Grand Rapids" -Grand Rapids Magazine.   The Drunken Retort is a BIG CITY weekly art showcase in our beautiful city of Grand Rapids. This is primarily a Spoken Word Open Mic, But...

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"Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms" Book Release Reading

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 11-04-2016 under

You are invited to:"Inner Beauty and The Beast." at The Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters.A Quadrouple Poetry Feature with some of the cities most incredible poets!Featuring:Zerilli, KFG Poetry, Kyd Kane Poetry, and ...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Lockington Conducts Dvorák

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 10-18-2016 under

  Music Director Laureate David Lockington returns to lead the Grand Rapids Symphony in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 6. The Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, and the GRS gives the...

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Book Launch for Fable the Poet: "Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms"

by (Write616)

Submitted 10-14-2016 under

Support fresh voices at a special celebration for Marcel "Fable" Price in honor of his volume, Adrift in a Sea of M&Ms. Fable will be joined at this free reading and performance by Zerelli, KFG, and Kyd Kane.  More details on our...

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Writers Squared with Chris Dombrowski and Jack Driscoll

by (Write616)

Submitted 10-13-2016 under

Writers Squared is an original series here at GLCL wherein two authors (well-known to one another) read from their own work as well as each other’s, engaging with the audience in a dialogue revolving around their craft, the life behind the...

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María de Buenos Aires

by (Opera Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-05-2016 under

María de Buenos Aires An unconventional hybrid of tango, opera and surrealism Music by Ástor Piazzolla Libretto by Horacio Ferrer Seductive, haunting and intoxicating, genre-bending tango opera María de Buenos Aires is a surreal spiritual journey...

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Writers Squared: Iliana Rocha & W. Todd Kaneko

by (Write616)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under

Writers Squared is an original series at Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) wherein two authors, well-known to one another, read from their own work as well as each other’s. They will engage with the audience in a dialogue revolving...

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Children's poetry travels local bus system

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' Poet Laureate, Lew Klatt debuts his new project, "Grand Poems in Rapid Transit," during National Poetry Month on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Collaborating with The Rapid and several local afterschool programs, Klatt will be...

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POETRY SOCIETY OF MICHIGAN: SPRING MEETING AND PUBLIC READING


by (Write616)

Submitted 03-02-2016 under

The Poetry Society of Michigan will hold their Spring Meeting for PSM Members from 9:00am - 3:00 pm and a Public Reading (open to everyone) from 4:00pm to 5:30pm on Saturday, April 30. Visit PSM's website to learn about membership: https://...

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